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colonoscopy

[‚kō·lə′näs·kə·pē]
(medicine)
Visual examination of the inner surface of the colon by means of an endoscope.
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Pediatric colonoscopes are no more effective than the standard equipment for outpatient adult colonoscopy, although having the option of an alternative scope after an unsuccessful examination may help achieve passage to the caecum, reported S.
Used during colonoscopy, the Third Eye Retroscope is an auxiliary imaging device that provides a backward or "retrograde" view that complements the forward view of the colonoscope.
And finally, but of extreme importance, because the colonoscope is single use and disposable, there is no risk of disease transmission from it.
OTCBB: FLXT) today announced the company shipped additional sensors for the colonoscope to Haemoband Surgical, Ltd.
1) The addition of a novel colonoscope device improves adenoma detection in a German screening population which may result in cost savings due to fewer cases of colorectal cancer.
Researchers compared both the adenoma miss rate using the new colonoscope with the miss rate of a traditional colonoscope.
But when he worked with the colonoscope inside the child, he found the growth was much larger, 6cms in diameter.
Kaltenbach and their associates designed the Veterans Affairs Colorectal Lesion Interpretation and Diagnosis (VALID) study to test the hypothesis that colonoscopy with a high-definition, narrow-band imaging, dual-focus colonoscope could increase the rate of accurate, high-confidence histology predictions of diminutive polyps.
The overtube was preloaded onto an Olympus PCF Q160 or PCF H180AL pediatric colonoscope or an SIF Q140 enteroscope and secured at the distal part of the endoscope (near the controls).
Surgeons then used a precision colonoscope to look inside his bowel.
If you spend some time with them, you don't have to do very many tests to know that they have irritable bowel--you don't have to colonoscope them, or x-ray them, or all that stuff.
We will put this to good use to buy a colonoscope - which helps to diagnose bowel cancer - which will benefit future patients visiting our unit.